Our letters are not for your leash

I agree… Our letters are not for your leash!!!! Let us stand together. up, stand out, stand boldly, STAND PROUD!!! Advertisements

Posted in Student Affairs

Today my heart is heavy…

Michael Brown Protest

Life has been busy; thus it has been a while since I wrote a blog post.  But today I woke up with the need to share… Today my heart is heavy…  As I watched the reactions of people, those I

Posted in Injustice, Social Justice

Thoughts Transform: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

So this morning I read a thought piece about a meme (image for the less trendy) of a plus-sized woman that is circling social media. The article caused me to do some personal reflection; have I been one of those

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Thoughts Transform: setting a caged bird free!

Caged Bird Poem excerpt

Are you a caged bird without a cage? The other day I read a blog post that got me to thinking… transformative thinking.  It featured a sensational discussion of differing perspectives regarding an image on Instagram, a social media site. 

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Today’s Thanks: appreciating a Teacher’s tough love!

Praise the bridge that carried you over

I have long since learned that most people like, dare I say love, to be appreciated.  Sometimes a simple “thank you” will suffice while other times a bigger gesture is needed.  Today I put the fingers to the keys to

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Thoughts Transform: Let Your Faith Shine

Let your faith shine through!

Today, in the spirit of #ThoughtfulThursday, I bring you the first of many posts on thoughts that may transform your outlook or enjoyment of life. Last week Maya Angelou, one of my all time favorite activists and poets, was called

Posted in Faith, Inspiration and Motivation, Thoughts

Today’s Words of Wisdom: Word’s Matter…

Words

I have not posted for what feels like ages as my life has been non-stop chaos.  However, today there is a message in my spirit that I must share.  I receive daily inspirational words from a friend.  Today’s message on

Posted in Faith, Inspiration and Motivation

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The celebratory toast. Congrats @friendsofangelariley on the primary victory today! Onward to the General Election. #YourVoteMatters
Today is election day in NY! Please go out and vote for my Soror, Angela Riley for Binghamton City Council, 3rd district. She is an unapologetic advocate who is truly committed to making our voices heard! We have some other great candidates such as Emad Rahim (Common Council 3rd Ward in Syracuse) and Joe Burns (Binghamton City Council, 5th district) who are working to ensure our community is empowered. Please support these great leaders 🙌🏾🗳️! ••• Don’t forget: You can submit an affidavit ballot if you are new to the area but registered elsewhere in NY. #YourVoteYourVoice #EveryVoteCounts #GOTV
A real word. Thanks for this, message @nonanotnora. #Faithfilled #DailyWord ❤️💖. ••• #Repost @nonanotnora: When God makes you a promise, he makes YOU a promise. And no matter how many outside voices try to convince you it’s taking too long or it’s not working out like it should, you have to learn to stand courageously on the promise he made YOU. It’s not an “us” promise. And it’s not an “us” blessing. Don’t allow anyone to force an Ishmael where God wants to fulfill an Isaac. Genesis 16:1-12 #Ministry #Patience #Courage #Faithful #Hope
Mood. "Im so thicck like honey on cake!” Between @abearnamedtroy, Todrick, and Taylor, my summer anthems are filled with so much color, sparkle, love and unapologetic body positivity. ••• Happy #Pride and happy Monday! Walk into this week with all the self-confidence you can exude, because you are marvelous Love! ••• Find Thicck on itunes! ⠀ •••⠀ #pridemonth #summervibes #summeranthem #thickthighssavelives #curvygirl #selflove #selfcare #myblackisbeautiful
Mood. Ready for the vibes at Binghamton’s Juneteenth Celebration today. Aye! ••• 📸: @marclamonthill
Announcement! ••• Join the @BMCMovement as we discuss the importance of Black #Millennials in advancing #Equity in 2020 and beyond. Tune in on Monday, June 24 12:30pmEST/9:30am PST on @FoxNoiretv w/ @nielela. ••• Spread the word and join us and our partners @marijuanajusticeva and @newflmajority in this important conversation at http://www.foxnoire.com! ••• #BMCatFoxNoire #BlackMillennials #EquityNow
Happy Emancipation Day to all my Black (and brown) brothers and sisters, the descendants of African Slaves. May we continue to push toward true freedom. ✊🏾🖤 #Juneteenth #BMCMovement ••• 📸: @bmcmovement
We need you THIS TUESDAY. On June 18, 2019, Color Of Change (@colorofchange), along with NAACP Legal Defense Fund (@naacp_ldf) and NAACP-Broome Tioga Chapter, will rally to demand justice for the four young Black and Latinx girls who were strip searched at East Middle School earlier this year. ... Here are the details: When: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 @ 6pm Where: Binghamton City School District Headquarters, 164 Hawley Street Binghamton, New York 13901 ... It is crucial that we show the girls and their parents that we support their pursuit of justice. Join us on Tuesday as we rally at Binghamton City School District Headquarters and demand justice for these four young girls! ... #StandWithOurGirls #StandWithBlackWomen #ProtectTheBabies #TeachTheBabies #ForTheCulture #Binghamton #WeAreBinghamton
BMC 2019 Day 1: Stand with Black Women. ••• Sometimes we need your love, sometimes we need your support, sometimes we need your listening ear, sometimes we need your voice, sometimes we need your fight, But we always need you to Stand With Us! ••• Been reflecting on BMC 2019: Equity Now and the conference truly was an amazing work of love. So proud of our team and thankful for all that contributed, attended and supported in whatever way possible. ••• #BMC2019 #EquityNow #BMCMovement #StandWithBlackWomen #MyBlackisBeautiful #ForTheCulture #LaterGram
About last week and supporting my soror, @friendsofangelariley at her Candidate Forum. Join her campaign for a volunteer appreciation and #GOTV party on June 19. Then vote Angela Riley for Binghamton City Council District 3 on June 25th! #Binghamton #BMCMovement
Happy Father’s Day to all the dads working hard to be guiding lights for their families. You are appreciated! Special shouts to my brother, uncles, cousins, grandpas and Dad (rest in paradise), I love each of you! #FathersDay
Sunsets and views; life’s pleasures. #BMC2019 #BMCMovement
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